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Articles tagged “U.S. airlines”

Airline Weekly

U.S. Airlines Kick Off 2022 With Operations in Disarray

It's been a challenging start of the year for U.S. airlines. Lost in the coverage of travelers stranded at airports was that 91 percent of U.S. flights during the holidays flew as scheduled. Still, it was a mess.

U.S. Airlines Kick Off 2022 With Operations in Disarray

Airline Weekly

Guidance From Airlines Still Held Captive by Shifting Covid Conditions

When will business travelers return? That's the question all airlines want the answer to. Unfortunately, no one can accurately forecast that, and predictions still vary from the end of the year to some time in 2024.

Guidance From Airlines Still Held Captive by Shifting Covid Conditions

Airline Weekly

Southwest Slows Pandemic Recovery Amid Operational and Staffing Issues

Southwest is paying the price for its meltdown earlier in October, which left thousands of passengers stranded all over the country. When once the airline saw profits for the rest of the year, now it sees only losses.

Southwest Slows Pandemic Recovery Amid Operational and Staffing Issues

Coronavirus

Skift Global Forum Preview: Incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan on Pulling Off New Service to 18 Airports in 18 Months

Incoming Southwest Airlines CEO Robert Jordan sees the pandemic's road to recovery in four stages: Survive, stabilize, repair, and prosper.  Right now, he says his airline is still in the stabilize phase.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan on Pulling Off New Service to 18 Airports in 18 Months

Airline Weekly

U.S. Airlines May Have Already Seen Worst of Delta Variant Impact

U.S. Airlines May Have Already Seen Worst of Delta Variant Impact

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Are Failing Passengers This Summer: It Could Have Been Worse

U.S. airlines took tens of billions in government bailouts. Now, many are having trouble delivering basic services to their consumers. It is a bad look, but it does not mean the bailouts were the wrong idea. Whether you like it or not, airlines are special. People rely on them, and the government had no choice.

U.S. Airlines Are Failing Passengers This Summer: It Could Have Been Worse

Airlines

Retiring Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on What He Sees as His Legacy

When Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly took the job in 2004, the airline industry was reeling from the post-9/11 travel slump and rising oil prices. Now, as he gets ready to retire, it's slowly recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. in between, he remade the airline from scrappy discounter to one of the country's largest airlines.

Retiring Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on What He Sees as His Legacy

Airline Weekly

Are U.S. Airline CEOs Too Optimistic About the Business Travel Recovery? Maybe Not

Are U.S. Airline CEOs Too Optimistic About the Business Travel Recovery? Maybe Not

Airline Weekly

U.S. Summer Airfares Jump as Pent-Up Demand Converts to Travel Bookings

U.S. Summer Airfares Jump as Pent-Up Demand Converts to Travel Bookings

Airline Weekly

Why U.S. Airlines Are Redeploying Huge Widebody Jets Now for Domestic Flights

Why U.S. Airlines Are Redeploying Huge Widebody Jets Now for Domestic Flights